The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 52 60 63
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 8 6 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.90% 1.10% 2.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 1.13% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 15
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,750 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £35,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Test Analyst
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Suffolk region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
409 530 680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 96.92% 97.25% 98.41%
Number of salaries quoted 359 493 623
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Suffolk region.

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Suffolk

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Test Analyst
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +5 5 £31,250 -3.84%
Bury St Edmunds +3 1 £37,500 +15.38%
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk region that cited Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Analyst in their job title.

1 17 (60.71%) Test Scripting
2 15 (53.57%) SQL
3 12 (42.86%) QA
4 9 (32.14%) Test Strategy
5 8 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 7 (25.00%) JIRA
6 7 (25.00%) Test Management
6 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (21.43%) PL/SQL
8 5 (17.86%) C#
8 5 (17.86%) Java
8 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (17.86%) Selenium
9 4 (14.29%) Time Management
9 4 (14.29%) SoapUI
9 4 (14.29%) Manual Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Agile Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
9 4 (14.29%) Automation Testing
9 4 (14.29%) ISEB
9 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 4 (14.29%) Content Management
9 4 (14.29%) Automated Testing
10 3 (10.71%) JMeter
10 3 (10.71%) Bugzilla
10 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
10 3 (10.71%) LoadUI
10 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (10.71%) Test Automation

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk region that cited Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) JIRA
2 5 (17.86%) Selenium
3 4 (14.29%) SoapUI
4 3 (10.71%) LoadUI
4 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (10.71%) JMeter
4 3 (10.71%) Bugzilla
5 1 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (7.14%) Games
1 2 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) SOAP
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Test Scripting
2 9 (32.14%) Test Strategy
3 8 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 7 (25.00%) Test Management
5 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.29%) Content Management
6 4 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 4 (14.29%) Agile Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Manual Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Time Management
7 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
8 2 (7.14%) Regression Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Use Case
8 2 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (3.57%) Usability Testing
9 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (3.57%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) PL/SQL
3 5 (17.86%) C#
3 5 (17.86%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) ISEB
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle